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Indiana Launches Western Governors University Program

by Jamal Eric Watson | August 9, 2010
Partnership between Western Governors University and Indiana likely to improve college-degree [...] Read more

Effort Aims To Bridge Swimming Gap for Minorities

by Lisa Orkin Emmanuel, Associated Press | August 6, 2010
 A study conducted by the University of Memphis and released in May showed 69 percent of B [...] Read more

Senate Hearing: Videos of For-Profit School Staffers Expose Fraudulent Acts

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | August 5, 2010
Secretly-recorded videos of shady practices within the for-profit college sector got aired Wedn [...] Read more

Researching African-American History in Indiana

by Lydia Lum | August 4, 2010
 Ask Dr. Tim Lake about early Black settlements in Indiana. He’ll share how he and Wabas [...] Read more

Journalism Education Embraces Ethnic Media

by Christina Hernandez | August 3, 2010
Journalism schools turn to ethnic media outlets in effort to train future reporters on covering [...] Read more

Proposed Rules Aimed at For-profit Colleges Explored During Policy Discussion

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | August 2, 2010
The for-profit college sector was portrayed as both villain and victim Friday at a Washington p [...] Read more

National Urban League Convention Considers College Success, K-12 Education Reform

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | July 30, 2010
The rough road to a college degree can be made smoother for first-generation and low-incom [...] Read more

Marc Morial Chats With DiverseEducation.com

by Ronald Roach | July 29, 2010
Marc Morial, the president and CEO of the National Urban League, took time before the group’s [...] Read more

Climate Change Exacerbates Disparate Health Conditions Among Vulnerable Populations, Experts Say

by Joyce Jones | July 28, 2010
At a Washington think tank forum on climate change and public health, experts said extreme weat [...] Read more

Webb Calls for Ending Diversity Programs

by Bob Lewis, Associated Press | July 27, 2010
Sen. Jim Webb, D-Va., has called for ending government-run diversity programs in a Wall Street [...] Read more

Arizona State University Journalism Professor Builds Expertise in Latino, Immigration Issues

by Lydia Lum | July 26, 2010
Arizona State’s Rick Rodriguez is optimistic about news coverage of immigration issues. The s [...] Read more

Hometown Hero Clyburn Brings Federal Spending to South Carolina

by Herb Frazier | July 23, 2010
U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn brings federal financial support to better Morris Col [...] Read more

Clyburn Remains Rooted as a Rising Power in Congress

by Reginald Stuart | July 22, 2010
U.S. Rep. James Clyburn has fought for the historically marginalized since his college days. Wh [...] Read more

Advocates Urge Quick Action on Rules Governing For-profits

by Joyce Jones | July 21, 2010
For-profit postsecondary Institutions account for 10 percent of enrolled U.S. college students [...] Read more

Underrepresented Minorities Hit Hard by California Graduate Study Fees

by Lydia Lum | July 20, 2010
Rising fees for graduate programs at University of California campuses threaten to undermine g [...] Read more